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Research and Implementation

The Research Program Management (RPM) section is located within the Research Division of the Bureau of Planning and Research (BPR). The RPM section develops, manages, and administers the PennDOT Research Program and strives to support the strategic agenda of PennDOT by initiating and managing project activities that attempt to solve real-world transportation issues.

Identifying factors controlling the development of subsidence impacts forecasting methodology to the I-70 alignment over longwall mining of the Tunnel Ridge Mine, Washington County, Pennsylvania.
Verifying through ecologically and statistically valid studies, that conservation efforts of the Adopt & Beautify Pollinator/ Monarch Habitat Credit Program result in predicted habitat credits as well as development of tools to support the program.
Evaluating the use of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in concrete and pavement to increase the density, tensile strength, durability, abrasion resistance, and shrinkage reduction for structural and pavement concrete used by PennDOT. 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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